Organic treatment: the types of manure

Organic Treatment: The Types of Manure

Liquid manure is an efficient and environmentally friendly technique for controlling most insects, parasites, and plant diseases.

Whether it is based on nettles, rhubarb, comfrey, or horsetail, here are the different techniques and benefits for each of them.

Be careful, liquid manure generally only has a preventive role and cannot treat the disease when it has already spread.

Organic treatment: the types of manure

Here are the main liquid manure and decoctions for:

  • Effectively fight against most diseases in the garden and vegetable patch.
  • Provide the nutrients that plants need.

Nettle manure

It is one of the most common because it is used both as a fertilizer thanks to its high organic matter content but also as a pest control.

  • By strengthening the plant’s immune defenses, they will be better able to fight against downy mildew, powdery mildew, or even rust (nettle manure has no curative effect when the disease is installed)
  • Excellent repellent against aphids

 

Rhubarb manure

It offers the advantage of being completed in just 24 hours.

  • Control of leek moth
  • Excellent repellent against aphids

Garlic decoction

It is an excellent way to fight against most fungi, especially in the vegetable garden.

  • By strengthening the plant’s immune defenses, they will be better able to protect themselves against mildew, moniliasis (fruit rot), rust, or even peach leaf curl (a decoction of garlic has no effect. curative when the disease when it has already spread)
  • Also acts against aphids and some mites

Comfrey manure

It is certainly one of the fertilizers most used by organic gardeners. Both rich in potash but also in nitrogen, it stimulates the growth of all the vegetables in the garden.

  • To be used when watering all plants in the garden and vegetable patch.

Horsetail manure

It acts as a real protector against fungal diseases, in particular on fruit trees.

  • By strengthening the plant’s immune defenses, they will be better able to protect themselves against mildew, moniliasis (fruit rot), rust, or even peach leaf curl (horsetail manure has no curative effect when the disease is installed)